For Better, For Worse. Image shows from L to R: Tony Howard (Dirk Bogarde), Anne (Susan Stephen). Copyright: Associated British Picture Corporation
For Better, For Worse

For Better, For Worse

  • 1954 film

When an impoverished young graduate asks his girlfriend's father for permission to marry, approval is conditional on him finding both a job and a flat. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price, Eileen Herlie and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Dirk Bogarde Tony Howard
Susan Stephen Anne
Cecil Parker Anne's Father
Dennis Price Debenham
Eileen Herlie Anne's Mother
James Hayter The Plumber
Thora Hird Mrs. Doyle
Sid James (as Sidney James) The Foreman
Peter Jones The Car Dealer
Athene Seyler Miss Mainbrace
Charles Victor Fred
Pia Terri Mrs. Debenham
George Woodbridge Alf
Edwin Styles Anne's Boss
Mary Law Girl in Office
Leonard Sharp First Workman
Robin Bailey Store Salesman
Digby Wolfe Grocer's Assistant
Geoffrey Hibbert Butcher's Assistant
Ronnie Stevens Fishmonger's Assistant
Edmund Hockridge The Singer
Writing team
J. Lee Thompson (as J. Lee-Thompson) Writer
Peter Myers Writer (Additional Material)
Alec Grahame Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
J. Lee Thompson (as J. Lee-Thompson) Director
Kenneth Harper Producer
Peter Taylor Editor
Michael Stringer Production Designer
Robert Lennard Casting Director
Guy Green Director of Photography
Angela Morley (as Wally Stott) Composer
Arthur Watkyn Creator

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